Colonoscopies - Best Practice

Monday, September 12, 2022
by Toni Pankaluic

Colonoscopies, well… that's a mouthful AND hard to pronounce.

Colonoscopies are like having a Go-pro camera entering your ‘opposite mouth’ side.  So, when should you start routinely getting them? AND, why is the week-long preparation for them so important? Many people fail this prep stage and have to go thru that week all over again before having the procedure.

4ZZZ’s Eliot and Toni chatted with Associate Professor Graham Newstead, the Medical Director of Bowel Cancer Australia who gave us tips on how to get thru your prep as well as ʻAll things Colonoscopiesʻ.

For a deep dive…

Visit the Bowel Cancer Australia website to get a general overview related to the topic.

Here are some tips for colonoscopy preparation and what you can expect. Find out where to get a test kit and how to minimise your risks of bowel cancer. 

Toni Pankaluic

Toni Pankaluic is a Journalist and contributor to Brisbane Line